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PRIDE CITY QUILT GUILD

Minutes – 19 Feb 2024

The meeting was called to order at 9:33 by Holly Vigil in for Jill who is in Oregon playing the bassoon.

Please silence cell phones.

Minutes are accepted as published.

Allie Russell has 6 things for in-house raffle:

• 1. 3 books. Quilter's Bible, etc. – Pat Rotolo

• 2. St. Patrick's panel with fabric and pattern – Kristine McAllister

• 3. Frogs panel with 3 yards of fabric and pattern – Kathy Turner

• 4. Quilting notions – Kathleen Helm

• 5. Jigsaw puzzle – Donna Pierce

• Circle of Life panel with 4 fat quarters – Kathy Hamilton

Programs:

• Today – Sue Turnquist on curved piecing.

• March- Michael Gold will give a presentation on Depression Era Quilts. No fee is required.

• April – Nala Kaii will give a beginning paper piecing class. $25.00 for the class. $11.00 for the templates needed. The supply list is available from Diane May today.

• May – Fabric sale and potluck. Guild has enough money to supply fried chicken. Mary Ellen moves to buy fried chicken. It is seconded on passed. Members will bring sides. Those assigned to bring desserts for that month will supply desserts.

• June – Mrs. Moo will present a fabric painting class. It will be bumble bees.

• Holly is trying to formulate a round robin beginning quilting class. Teachers are needed.

Committee Reports:

•• Treasurer's Report: As of the end of December, the balances in our accounts: General Acct. – Start - $8671.44, End - $9435.16, Quilt Show Acct. –Start - $310.06, End – 243.82, Raffle Acct. – $815.86.

• Naoma O'Neill brought in a finished charity quilt. She needs fabric squares. She does not like flannel.

• Cathy Ortega – 58 members and 2 guests (Jody Murphy and Sharon Sheehan) in attendance today. Mary Vandeberg won the yard of fabric for wearing a nametag. Barbara Bell brought 4 presentation pillowcases.

• Kristine McAllister –Five fat quarter bundles were brought in. This month's winners are Gale Miller, Chris Magan, Kris McAllister, Anita Thigpen, and Kay Loudenberry.

• Mary Beth Shaufler needs input for the March/April newsletter by the 24th of February.

• Quilt Show –

o Registration forms are on the front table, on the web site, and in the newsletter.

o Posters and flyers are available on the front table for distribution.

o Jill has 11 items for the raffle. That is all she needs.

o Mary Beth Shaufler has the guest book from last year's quilt show. She will email a flyer to those who provided emails.

o Lawn signs are available to put on your lawn.

o Registration deadline is March 18th.

o Email quilt story to Jill. Make sure the name of quilt is the same as on the registration.

o Volunteer sign up sheets are on the back table near the kitchen.

o The museum is participating in the Friday Art Walk on April 5th.

o Bring handwork if you are a white-glove volunteer.

o Kids' classes are on April 5th(scavenger hunt) and 12th(Decorate canvas sacks).

o Jill is now officially our games manager. Raffle tickets must have a name, address, and phone number. Those selling tickets must be a member of PCQG. Return address stickers are good for this.

Announcements:

• 15 new tables were purchased for the church for $1000.00. A man with a military discount helped us to get a discount. The church was thrilled with the new lightweight tables.

Respectfully Submitted,

Mary Beth Shaufler

      February meeting photos

      Show & Tell - February

      February Program

      Sue Turnquist showed us a technique for sewing curves into our quilts - after some prep, you stitch a tiny zigzag with invisible thread on the curved edge of one piece overlapping another.